Yard No. 180

built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow in 1875



Yard Number 180, was named AIRLIE when launched on Thursday, 11/03/1875 by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow , for David Bruce & Co, Dundee.

Her last recorded name was SUPERB (1899)

She is recorded as having sank on 07/06/1915

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1875
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: Jute cargo
Tonnage: 1577 grt | 1500 nrt
Length: 235 feet
Breadth: 38 feet
Draught: 22.9 feet depth
Owner History:
David Bruce & Co, Dundee

Additional Information:
ON 72545.

1899: Sold to A/S Superb (Andreas Meling), Stavanger, renamed SUPERB and later reduced to a barque.

1904: Sold to C. L. Endresen, Kristiansand.

07/06/1915: Captured and sunk by U.34 on voyage from Buenos Aires to Queenstown.

Seen here as Superb. Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid.
Previous updates by Paul Strathdee, John Ward~McQuaid